Windhoek Observer

Pry loose the leeches

Recently, President Hage Geingob met with student leaders at State House and is quoted as saying that not all students accepting NSFAF loans for their education have parents who are without financial options. 

Capricorn Group as part of its efforts to contribute towards developing leadership, launched its Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) this week. 

Osino plans N$22m capital raise

Osino Resources Corp has announced plans to raise N$22 million through a non-brokered private placement.

Damen Shipyards Group and Debmarine Namibia participated in a special steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel, AMV 3.

Tullow Oil in N$173m Namibia oil block deal

Calima Energy has agreed to sell its 56 percent stake in the deep-water exploration licence PEL 90 off the coast of Namibia to UK oil and gas major Tullow Oil for an upfront payment of N$28.9 million and success bonuses of up to N$144.5 million.

Ancestral land claims must be heard

In February this year, President Hage Geingob announced a 15-member Commission of Inquiry into Ancestral Land Claim and Restitution.  

 Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) CEO, Brent Eiseb, is alleged to have ordered the suspension of four key staff members that partnered with companies that were bidding for the multi-million dollar government valuation tender, the Windhoek Observer has been told.  

Couch Cat: Cancelling DSTV

I cancelled my DSTV subscription.  There is nothing I get from that service that I cannot get, cheaper and specifically what I want, from other avenues. 

North faces increased residential property demand

The latest FNB House Price Index shows increased demand for residential property in the North – as volumes continue to climb, improving from 6.2 percent y/y in March 2018 to 43.4 percent y/y at the end of March 2019.

White Metal to buy four Namibian copper properties

White Metal Resources has announced that it entered into two binding letters of intent to purchase a 95 percent interest in certain prospective copper properties in Namibia.

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